Researchers: 100 Percent Green Energy Possible By 2050 Green Car Reports
In a Field of Reason, Lawyers Woo Luck Too New York Times
China Agritech: more miracles in the plant John Hempton
Protests Swell at Bahrain Funerals Wall Street Journal
Bahrain killings bring Mid-East turmoil to epicentre of world oil supply Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
The Solution in Afghanistan: Get Out Washington Post (hat tip Mark Thoma)
Egyptians Say Military Discourages an Open Economy New York Times. This positioning bothers me. It’s correct to say “Military Determined to Maintain Its Control Over Egyptian Economy” and discuss in a pragmatic manner what the (bad) ramifications are. But putting the alternative as not very clearly articulated “openness” is a false dichotomy. Remember, economic “opening” Pinochet and Yeltsin style led to plutocratic land grabs.
F-35 jet a waste of taxpayers’ dollars, say McCain, Gates Christian Science Monitor
Is The Revolt Spreading to America? George Washington. Contrast this with the fact that Rumsfeld engaged in a lengthy discussion with McGovern.
Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protest PRWatch. This is a good way to keep current on what is happening in Wisconsin. Im old enough to remember Madison being one of the hotspots of anti-war protests in the 1960s.
Yes, Rep. Mike Kelly, if you shut down government, Social Security checks don’t get sent Daily Kos (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Inflation rate signals likely QE2 freeze Financial Times
Cotton prices hit record as mills scramble Financial Times
The Gender Pay Gap by Industry New York Times
Wall Street Justice Means Nobody Gets Pinched: Jonathan Weil Bloomberg (hat tip Conscience of a Conservative). From last week, but I missed it and maybe you did too.
Belief Heterogeneity Rajiv Sethi
Looks Like Banks Lose on Risk Plea Floyd Norris, New York Times
Banks Find Loophole on Capital Rule Wall Street Journal
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